Converting California: Indians and Franciscans in the Missions

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This book is a compelling and balanced history of the California missions and their impact on the Indians they tried to convert. Focusing primarily on the religious conflict between the two groups, it sheds new light on the tensions, accomplishments, and limitations of the California mission experience. James A. Sandos, an eminent authority on the American West, traces the history of the Franciscan missions from the creation of the first one in 1769 until they were turned over to the public in 1836. Addressing such topics ...

Converting California: Indians and Franciscans in the Missions 2008, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300136432

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Converting California: Indians and Franciscans in the Missions 2004, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300101003

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